6 tools for making fonts work in browsers

One part of writing a PDF converter is making sure that the fonts embedded within the PDF are accessible to the target platform. For PDF to HTML, this means converting a range of fonts in different formats into a format accepted by browsers. This is a significant challenge due to the wide range of font…

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How to use Type 1 fonts on the Web

Back in the 1980s, Adobe saw that the existing methods of displaying text digitally – bitmapped fonts – were not up to the task at hand. Due to this, Outline font technologies (in the form of PostScript, notably Type 1) were born. While TrueType joined their class¬†later in the decade, Type 1 fonts drove the…

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